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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #50 on: May 03, 2008, 01:27:14 pm »
Have fun  :)

I would probably get beat up if did it  >:(
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #51 on: May 03, 2008, 06:31:41 pm »
I had a tail-and-a-straw-hat-with-fox-ears jaunt today when I went out to run errands. It was a particularly fun run, especially when in Gamestop one gentleman said to me, "Okay, I just have to ask- Tails?"

"No," said I, fishing the keychain of my foxy Sonic series friend out of my pocket, "although I am a fan of him."

"I thought so," he said. "You were one tail short for that. So what's with the getup?"

"Do you know of the anthropomorphic fandom, or the 'furry' fandom in the shorthand?"

"Wow, really? So, did you go to last Anthrocon?"

That is actually the second time I've had that very conversation in a Gamestop.
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #52 on: May 03, 2008, 09:54:56 pm »
Whoa, cool, he knew what Anthrocon was. That's probably more than 90% of the people around here.
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #53 on: May 04, 2008, 02:21:03 am »
ha ha ha really, just shows you how many furries there are about the place  :P
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #54 on: May 04, 2008, 10:45:33 am »
Hahah, wow.  I don't think normal people would know what Anthrocon is.  Perhaps he's not so normal after all.  Impressive. 

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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #55 on: May 21, 2008, 09:11:27 pm »
Makes me want to wear my tail out more now X3

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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #56 on: May 21, 2008, 09:46:00 pm »
I just got the confirmation that my tail is done, and should be arriving pretty soon :)

Sure, I'm far too scared to even think of wearing it outside for now (and I'm too nervous to do it at college), but at least I'll be completely ready for FC 09.
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #57 on: May 22, 2008, 10:25:04 am »
Wow Nice.....

You may be tempted to wear it outside, i would if i didn't the threat of muggers and thugs, but thats the problem living in central Britan  (:
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #58 on: June 01, 2008, 07:23:21 pm »
Hehe.  It took me forever to muster up the courage to wear the ol' tail in public, but once I did it the first time, I never stopped. 

Even recently, myself and a local fur wore our tails on a side-trip I took to the Fort Worth Zoo.  You wouldn't believe the fun responses people give, and how much the kids enjoy seeing people with tails.  We even had one parent comment after seeing her kid notice my tail: "Well shoot, we should have brought our tiger tails with us for the kids to wear"

Just give it a shot.  Don't be afraid of what people think, there's always gonna be that 1 person who doesn't like it, but 99% don't care and the other 1% will have a good laugh with you  (:
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #59 on: June 03, 2008, 01:33:53 pm »
Heh, I feel special, I just bought my 4th tail a few weeks ago. ^.^' I also got two pairs of ears and two new collars. Anyway about the wearing it in public, it helps to get a friend to go with you. Even if they don't get the whole furry thing, if they're willing to do it with you, its helpful. Personally, The first time I wore my tail was to a football game. I had little kids pulling it all the time, but it was funny seeing some of the reactions of the people. I was even asked if i was a furry. But either way, don't be afraid, its fun!!!
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #60 on: June 11, 2008, 04:59:06 pm »
Just got it today, and NomeKing is right; the temptation to wear it out is quite overwhelming :) But for now it's going to have to stay in, life's not quite settled enough to try something like wearing it out just yet.

But it is quite fuzzy, so it'll probably happen eventually (:
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #61 on: June 12, 2008, 07:04:38 am »
Just got it today, and NomeKing is right; the temptation to wear it out is quite overwhelming :) But for now it's going to have to stay in, life's not quite settled enough to try something like wearing it out just yet.

But it is quite fuzzy, so it'll probably happen eventually (:

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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #62 on: June 12, 2008, 10:33:50 am »
yeah... i wanna see this too tbh
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #63 on: June 12, 2008, 11:22:48 am »
Tail ho! :)

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Length currently escapes me, but it's twenty-something, I think. Long enough, basically.

EDIT: And yes, that does appear to be my foot in the bottom of the pic  :-[ A good a size comparison as any, I suppose.
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #64 on: June 12, 2008, 12:36:32 pm »
Tail ho! :)

http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x207/RelaxingDragon1/Furry%20Stuff/bfc5f0d7.jpg

Length currently escapes me, but it's twenty-something, I think. Long enough, basically.

EDIT: And yes, that does appear to be my foot in the bottom of the pic  :-[ A good a size comparison as any, I suppose.

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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #65 on: June 12, 2008, 02:39:42 pm »
^ same... but i'm waiting until i get to uni to properly consider it
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #66 on: June 12, 2008, 03:22:02 pm »
Awww man!!! That's a very cute 'coon tail :D
NEXT a picture of you wearing it o:

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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #67 on: June 12, 2008, 04:03:50 pm »
I actually realized (when the tail arrived) that all my pants aren't really belt pants. They've got one loop, but that's it (very strange); so while a belt can still go around it, it's not as supported as it needs to be (short response: I need more pants).

Also I've got no one who would take that picture, so expect a mirror shot :)
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #68 on: June 12, 2008, 04:10:57 pm »
Does your camera not have a timer?

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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #69 on: June 12, 2008, 04:56:24 pm »
Probably, but I've never been able to figure the blasted thing out. Though I will now make it my mission to do so, so thank you for reminding me.
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #70 on: June 12, 2008, 07:35:59 pm »
No prob :3

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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #71 on: June 12, 2008, 08:05:42 pm »
YOu guys just make me want a tail even more....*El Sigh*
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #72 on: June 12, 2008, 08:43:08 pm »
It's pretty easy to make one yourself and if you scope out sellers, you can get them fairly cheap. It all depends on what you want, how big and how fancy :3

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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #73 on: June 12, 2008, 09:00:16 pm »
Yeah, what he said. Mine was a total of $45 (shipping and all), and took about two months (from order placement to when I actually received it).

One big problem I faced was actually getting places to respond to me. I sent about a dozen places e-mails, and FurrHappens was the only one to respond. So, for me at least, it was them or nothing. Luckily the result is awesome, so I'm not disappointed :)
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Re: Wearing a tail in public
« Reply #74 on: June 13, 2008, 07:06:31 pm »
I would do it just to see how many looks I could get!
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